champion US snowboarder Gretchen Bleiler decked out in tighter snowboard gear by Oakley.

Hot tips for cool times

If you want to find the best parties, the coolest bar life, have the best boards on your feet and go faster than ever this ski season, here are our tips.

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Extreme ... a snowboarder competes in the Dragon Big Air competition at Falls Creek.

Frugal freestyling

There are some seriously cheap deals to be had if you share the love this ski season.

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Taste of fun ... there's plenty to love about Australian snow.

50 reasons to love Australian snow

With the snow season opening this weekend, our experts spill the beans on the best of Australian snow, with the things they love about skiing and snowboarding Down Under.

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An isolated hut in the Snowy Mountains near Mount Buller

Mount Buller - Places to See

Mount Buller Alpine Village (including Mount Stirling)
Australia's largest, and Victoria's most popular, ski resort
Situated within the south-eastern section of Alpine National Park, the village of Mt Buller is Australia's largest, and Victoria's most popular, ski resort. It is located 248 km north-east of Melbourne via the Melba, Goulburn Valley and Maroondah Highways, and 48 km east of Mansfield along a steep, winding and picturesque road lined with mountain ash.

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